The Kingsley Group - Our Partners

Our partners have extensive experience working with and assisting middle market and large cap organizations to enhance performance and shareholder value.

We are well equipped to assist in providing a market value for your company, helping determine if your business is ready for sale, working with other key advisors in structuring the transaction and developing selling strategies that best fit your business situation.

Gary L. Rogers


Gary brings over 25 years of corporate manufacturing experience in a wide variety of senior level executive management positions for three major U.S. corporations, including Division President for an NYSE company.  In addition, Gary has been an active owner in Kingsley Group Business Brokers for over 20 years, providing strategic planning and transition support for business acquisitions and divestitures.  He holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Iowa. He has served as Chairman of the Small business Advisory Council for the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, is a licensed broker with the Missouri and Arkansas Real Estate Commission, and is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and M & A Source, where he holds professional designations of Lifetime Certified Business Intermediary (CBI); and a Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI).

Charles (Chuck) L. Woolley

In addition to over 10 years as a Business Intermediary, Chuck has over 30 years of general management experience with fortune 500 companies Kraft Foods and Sara Lee. He has served in senior executive level positions for two world-wide consumer products companies. He has served as Board Member, President, and Chief Executive Officer of various companies. Chuck is an active member of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, an active board member of Regent Bank in Tulsa, OK, a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) with International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) and a Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI) with M&A Source. He is also a licensed Broker with the Missouri and Arkansas Real Estate Commission.

 

Scott T. Axon

Scott has over 30 years entrepreneurial, management and brokerage experience. He has been a Merger and Acquisition Manager and Business Broker professional for over 15 years and is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) with the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). Prior to being a broker he owned two technology firms; the first was sold to a Boston investment banking group as part of a NASDAQ IPO. The second, an off shore software development company based in Tegucigalpa Honduras, was sold to an international consulting firm. Scott is also an active director of America’s Incredible Pizza Company, a national restaurant franchisor, where he heads up franchise development and investment funding.   Scott is a licensed Real Estate Agent with the Missouri Real Estate Commission.

Tim Gregory

Serving in various operational and administrative positions from entry level to senior management, Tim has over 30 years of business ownership experience. His background includes many years in the printing and graphics arts industry and more recently the nutritional supplement industry.  He is a specialist at business valuation and family businesses. Tim has served on various boards and committees of non-profit charitable foundations and organizations. Tim is a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and is a licensed Real Estate Agent with the Missouri Real Estate Commission.

 

Steve Nurnberg

Steve is a management executive with 30+ years’ experience leading successful start-up and turnaround companies. His previous experience includes several department head positions with Verizon Wireless, Chief Operations Officer of Hudson Valley Data Net, Executive Vice President of Operations for Americom, Inc., and President of Superconducting Core Technologies. Steve earned his degree in business administration from Drury University. He is currently a member of the Breech School of Business Advisory Board and Executive-in-Residence with the Edward Jones Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Drury, a current member of the Developmental Center of the Ozarks Board and the Springfield Public Schools Foundation Board. Steve previously owned and operated Bevinco of Southwest Missouri with his son. He is a licensed Real Estate Agent with the Missouri Real Estate Commission.

Kathy Shirley

Kathy has achieved over 20 years of success in technology solution sales, marketing & management with Fortune 500 Companies in the Midwest.  She also was co-founder of a private management consulting group that focused on helping dentists with practice sales, mergers and acquisitions. Kathy brings her experience in evaluating business requirements and working with business owners of all size companies to Kingsley Group

Clayton Cooper

Clayton was born and raised in the Springfield area and has worked alongside local small business owners for the past 10 years.  He attended Missouri State University where he earned a BS in Marketing and Sales and an MBA in Business Administration.  He is involved in the Springfield Rotaract group and is a big brother through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks.  He has been a licensed real estate agent with the Missouri Real Estate Commission for 9 years, a member of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), and is currently in the process of obtaining his Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) designation.   

The Kingsley Group

1350 E. Kingsley Suite C
Springfield, MO
65804
417-889-9400 (phone)
417-889-2226 (fax)

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